Democracy Now! Monday, June 2, 2003
Democracy Now! Goes Live to the FCC Vote on Rules Governing Media Consolidation
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FCC members prepare the way for the largest wave of media consolidation in U.S. history.
"The Whole Thing Reeks of Conflict of Interest. To Begin the Catalog of Corruption Here, You Would Have to do a 24-Hour Marathon."
Robert McChesney, author of eight books on media and politics, discusses the the inner-workings of the FCC and the importance of media diversity.
Diverse Organizations from Around the Country Testify Against Media Consolidation
From the United Church of Christ to the National Association of Black Journalists to Children Now, organizations around the country speak out.
"George Bush has Indeed Succeeded in Granting Osama Bin Laden a Wish Beyond his Wildest Dreams…He's Turned the U.S. into the Most Feared and Disliked and, in Many Quarters, Hated Country in the World.
Renowned author, linguistics professor and one of the leading dissident voices in the U.S., Noam Chomsky speaks at the University of the District of Columbia.